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  • The editors of the Association for Computing Machinery's online journal Ubiquity recently interviewed Andrew Hargadon, an associate professor at the University of California-Davis' graduate school of management. In the lively conversation, Hargadon debunks the value of thinking "out of the box" and the Great Man theory of invention. He also addresses the difference between innovation and invention, the role of continuity in innovation, and why it's better to recombine old ideas than try to develop new ones.

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